Anita L. Jackson, MD, MS, MPH, FACS, is a top otolaryngologist, or ENT specialist, who lends her skills and expertise to serve patients at Greater Carolina Ear Nose and Throat in Lumberton, North Carolina, where she serves as CEO and President. Dr. Jackson additionally serves as Research Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, a role she embraced in 2017. Moreover, she is the Medical and Laboratory Director of the Durham County Department of Public Health in Durham, NC. As part of the leadership team, she is leading the COVID response of the largest and most diverse county in the state of North Carolina. She can also be found on staff at WakeMed Health and Hospitals-Raleigh Campus, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Scotland Health Care System-Laurinburg, Southeastern Health-Lumberton, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital - Richmond, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and the University of Tennessee Medical Center. With twenty-four years of experience as an otolaryngologist, she specializes in the medical and surgical care of head and neck disorders. Dr. Jackson is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Tennessee and North Carolina.
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Education and Training
Princeton University Bachelor Degree 0
Stanford University Master of Science degree in Biology 0
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Master of Public Health degree 0
University of Illinois College of Medicine 1990
American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
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What Is Otolaryngology?Otolaryngology is a medical specialty that is focused on the ears, nose, and throat. It is also known as otolaryngology-head and neck surgery because specialists are trained in both medicine and surgery. Otolaryngologists can perform many types of surgery on the delicate and...
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Faculty Titles & Positions
- Research Professor UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy 2017 - Present
- Medical and Laboratory Director Durham County Department of Public Health -
- Acid Reflux
- Hay Fever (allergic Rhinitis)
- American College of Surgeons - Fellow
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Dr. Jackson, a skilled otolaryngologist, is trained in the medical and surgical care of head and neck disorders. She is the CEO & President of Greater Carolina Ear Nose and Throat in Lumberton, North Carolina.
She credits her love for helping people find the best clinical solution to her continued interest in science and research. Her medical career has also allowed her to follow in her late mother’s footsteps as an educational philanthropist. Since 2017, she has been serving as a Research Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
A native of Augusta, Georgia, Dr. Jackson is a Molecular Biology graduate from Princeton University and earned her Master of Science degree in Biology from Stanford University. She then went on to graduate with her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine before receiving her Master of Public Health degree from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health where she received the Albert Schweitzer Award and the Harvard Chair as their most outstanding student. Furthering her education, she performed her residency in general surgery at Howard University Hospital and her residency in otolaryngology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the doctor is board-certified through the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (ABOHNS). The ABOHNS serves the public by assuring that diplomates meet the standards of training, knowledge, and professionalism through initial and continuing certification.
Licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee and North Carolina, Dr. Jackson is affiliated with WakeMed Health and Hospitals-Raleigh Campus, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Scotland Health Care System-Laurinburg, Southeastern Health-Lumberton, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists, also known as ear, nose, and throat doctors, specialize in disorders of the head and neck, ranging from hearing loss to cancer.
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